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CTTVNewscene is a national award-winning, weekly broadcast news show produced, directed and presented by Radio, Television & Film students at San Diego City College. It is the flagship program of the new CTTV, which is expanding its programming in the spring 2021 semester to include a mid-week show for Instagram.

Christina Painton, Newcene

LEGEND: Newscene alumna makes move to professional ranks

Christina Painton, now a morning producer in Waco, Texas, was Newscene's executive producer last fall
Kathryn Gray, Contributor January 25, 2021
The same day the fall semester ended at San Diego City College, Newscene's Christina Painton started a new job as morning show producer in Waco, Texas.
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Joe Biden mask mandate

VIDEO: President Biden signs long list of executive actions in first 48 hours

President freezes student loans in first hours in office
Noelle Mortensen, Multimedia Journalist, Newscene January 23, 2021
Biden has been in office 48 hours and he has already rolled out almost 75 significant actions and policies. Here are the executive actions that could potentially impact City College students most.
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Chainsaw

VIDEO: From elections results to power tools, 2020 a year of new Google trends

Searches went beyond the election, COVID-19
Devon Doane, Multimedia Journalist, Newscene December 30, 2020
Google, the most used web search engine in the world, lets you see what was trending all year. So Newcene decided to take a look at the most searched things of 2020. 
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Chadwick Boseman

VIDEO: Boseman, Trebek among celebrities lost in 2020

In 2020, stars from sports and entertainment passed away
Joel Garcia, Multimedia Journalist, Newscene December 29, 2020
Black Panther star Chadwick Boseman was privately fighting colon cancer while working on a wide range of films. Boseman was one of a number of high-profile celebrities who died this year.
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US Hurricane Landfall Map

VIDEO: 2020 hurricane season broke all records

The Atlantic basin had a record breaking hurricane season with 30 named storms
Jesus Lopez, Meteorologist December 22, 2020
2020 was a record-breaking year for Atlantic hurricanes, a signal that sea surface temperatures are rising.
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Amazon Building

VIDEO: The pandemic causing an economic divide

The wealth of Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos doubled, while unemployment soared
Noelle Mortensen, Multimedia Journalist, Newscene December 17, 2020
During the course of 2020 and the pandemic, the popularity of online shopping has been surging. Amazon has become a convenient way many people shop for their basic needs. 
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Zoomtopia

VIDEO: Zoom logged record-breaking year

The video conference platform is a rare winner during the pandemic
Assad Khalilzadeh, Multimedia Journalist, Newscene December 16, 2020
The pandemic has given the video conferencing platform Zoom the greatest boost in usage and popularity any business could hope for.
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Sofia Burke

VIDEO: COVID-19 makes history in 2020

The pandemic is the top news story of the year
Chris LeFall, Multimedia Journalist, Newscene December 11, 2020
COVID-19 has impacted the entire world since its first confirmed case in the United States on January 21, 2020. The pandemic was selected as the top news story of the year.
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SDSU

VIDEO: SDSU cancels spring break due to COVID-19 fears

Four "rest and recovery" days will be added to the spring term
Ben Guadarrama, Multimedia Journalist, Newscene December 4, 2020
San Diego State University has canceled its traditional spring break for the 2021 semester.
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Empty classroom

VIDEO: College enrollment nationwide down due to COVID-19

Community colleges seeing the steepest impact from the pandemic
Devon Doane and Joel Garcia November 20, 2020
Student enrollment is down this year, especially in community colleges, across the country, according to data released by the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center.
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Wilma Wooten

VIDEO: Purple-tier restrictions set to start tonight in San Diego

Restrictions begin at midnight
Ben Guadarrama, Multimedia Journalist, Newscene November 13, 2020
President elect Joe Biden announced a new COVID-19 advisory board ahead of his inauguration.
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A senior couple in front of a registrar of voter tent.

VIDEO: Ballots still being counted

Todd Gloria holds a lead in the race for mayor of San Diego
Vicky Pineda, Editor-in-Chief November 6, 2020
Even with all the changes for the 2020 Election, Cynthia Paes, San Diego County’s Assistant Registrar of Voters, said that Election Day, and night, went by smoothly.
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